SMC Lightweight body panels

The use of strong and lightweight materials is increasingly being demanded by Automotive and Transportation industries with the purpose of saving fuel. Our lightweight SMC materials will help you reach this target. Depending on the specific application, we will recommend you the best tailor-made formulation to meet your requirements.


Low ShrinkLow ProfileLow Density
Low EmissionLow PressurePaintable
ReactiveResistanceClass A


Glass Fiber ContentIT.CA-1228 — 35%
ShrinkageISO 2577-0.10 — 0.10%
Flexural StrengthEN ISO 14125140 — 190MPa
Flexural E-ModulusEN ISO 141258000 — 11000MPa
Tensile StrengthEN ISO 527-450 — 70MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy)EN ISO 17950 — 80kJ/m2
DensityEN ISO 1183-11.2 — 1.5g/cm3
Water AbsorptionEN ISO 62< 0.3%
Heat Distortion TemperatureISO 75-2-A>280ºC

The values will depend on the specific formulation